The Chocolate….??

The Chocolate….??

Okay, I wasn’t going to show you this, but you drove me to it, with the aspersions on my “chocolate blobs”.

AFTER I got tired of making balais de sorcière (witch broomsticks! Clarice guessed it right away, so there, Sébastien), I had lots of bits of homemade candied orange peel and lots of melted chocolate still.

So…I came up with another artistic way to combine them.

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Here’s your rorschach. What do you think these are?

I will give you a hint that may help you not necessarily to guess better but to understand better the heart and soul of the owner of La Charlotte de l’Isle, about which I PROMISE I am going to do a post one of these days.� Maybe several posts.
Both these and the broomsticks were inspired by La Charlotte de l’Isle, one of my favorite places in Paris, and are take-offs from two of their chocolate creations.

However, in terms of this particular item, I am preening because I think I might actually have gone one step beyond them. Notice I’m not saying in which direction that step beyond might have been taken.

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Okay, over to you.� Who can guess this one?

10 Comments
  • I don’t know what those are, but they look totally wonderful. Can I have one? Please? I’d even be willing to drive down there to get it!
    😉

    November 1, 2007 at 7:08 pm
  • WOW You have been one busy bee!
    I wished I’d remembered to stop in on L’ile to see what they were up to this Halloween go-round… You forgot to remind me!
    Those look like lightening bugs or something..heck!
    Here’s plenty of the chocolate rats you like:
    http://parisbreakfasts.blogspot.com/2007/07/la-charlotte-de-lisle.html

    November 2, 2007 at 5:55 am
  • It looks like a tasty turtle. 🙂

    November 2, 2007 at 1:42 pm
  • I will give you a hint: not all of the Charlotte de l’Isle creations are as tasteful as wicked witch broomsticks. Some of them display a certain earthy sense of humor….

    November 2, 2007 at 2:50 pm
  • hmmmm….earthy? sense of humor? caca du chien? 🙂

    November 5, 2007 at 4:21 pm
  • CassouletCafé you are SMART. You have earned a clue: don’t the orange bits look a bit like…hay…?

    November 5, 2007 at 4:59 pm
  • Anne Gaelle
    Reply

    is that it? cassoouletcafe’s idea? in that case I think I got the orange color…but I’m a little bit lost…is there a link with halloween or not anymore?;-)

    November 5, 2007 at 5:32 pm
  • Well, the main link with Halloween is the leftover chocolate and orange bits from the balais de sorcière. 🙂 Also, these are both inspired by my favorite witch house, La Charlotte de l’Isle. It’s not *quite* CassouletCafé’s idea, but it is close! 🙂

    November 5, 2007 at 7:09 pm
  • Anne-Gaelle
    Reply

    well I had an idea but it was closed to cassouletcafe’s idea something I would have called ‘crottes de chien sur lit de pipi’…tellement poetique,lol!

    November 7, 2007 at 8:06 pm
  • caca du some autre animal? horse?

    November 8, 2007 at 12:10 am

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